Frequently Asked Question

Our program is designed to serve the needs of elderly or infirm person who have become socially isolated. The social support group and social support individual programs aim to foster social connection. Click to see more about Our Services

The Volunteers:
• Are over 18 years of age
• Speak the Serbian language
• Have an interest in assisting frail people
• Are willing to spend some time providing companionship

All volunteers go through training which covers:
• Their roles and responsibilities
• Consumers needs and rights
• Confidentiality and communication
• First Aid and other compulsory trainings

Our services are funded under the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Consumers pay a contribution/fee towards the cost of services they receive if they can afford to do so ($5 per activity for the Social Support group activities and $3 per activity for Social Support individual activities).

My Aged Care is the Australian Government’s entry point to the aged care system in Australia. It provides information on government-subsidised aged care services, assessment eligibility and aged care providers.
Link: My Aged Care